Lawyers Paid to Defend Austin Elected Officials in Criminal Texas Open Meetings Act Investigation

This one-page spreadsheet in the form of a pdf shows which lawyers represented the Austin mayor and each City Council member during Travis County Attorney David Escamilla’s 21-month criminal investigation of violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act. The spreadsheet details the attorneys’ hourly rates, the number of hours billed, their total fees, and the dates the City of Austin issued checks to pay these legal fees totaling $157,636.09.